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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 106–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
... across from the Former against the British attempts to suppress Carnival global citizens and to give them agency. Recent more concerned about recreating the conditions Provincial Office, the location of the procession, in 1881. Mario Benjamin’s work illuminated the worldwide...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 94–103.
Published: 01 November 2015
... stories as an advertising agency executive. Draper’s fi rst documentary, Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution, wowed audiences and critics alike. SHINE The Visual Economy of Light...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of rioting in South Africa’s visual field, where rioting has powerful historic meaning and contemporary political agency, is overdue. Artists who take on visualizing the riot face multiple challenges, including being aesthetically pigeonholed (politically, nationally, or otherwise). Visualizing the riot...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2016
... implicit metanarrative of black female agency and civil rights–era cultural defiance. The social contract between the photographer and “the sitter” is also explored in this article, arguing that when the sitter is an imposing African American artist/performer/observer, the photographer—and by extension...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
... presented in this article constitute part of a larger book project of the same title, now under way, that interrogates the cultural, aesthetic, and ideological discourses fostered by Benga’s physical presence and position as transnational icon of black agency within American and European modernist practice...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 108–124.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of the transatlantic trade as fundamental to European art history. Black agency over and above white atrocity ultimately remains the defining feature of his oeuvre. Donkor does justice to missing histories of African diasporic radicalism and resistance by extrapolating the lived realities of black subjects, enslaved...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
... white authority and black agency, as black artists demanded that staff consult an expert in African American art for the 1971 “black art” show, Contemporary Black Artists in America , at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Chapter 4 covers the Museum of Modern Art’s pace at better representing work...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 114–126.
Published: 01 November 2019
... experience, and an equally unstable subject. These works reclaim the imagery associated with the “abject immigrant” to restore their agency as well as their humanity. Copyright © 2019 by Nka Publications 2019 Zineb Sedira Allan deSouza Mary Evans African migrant refugee Journal of Contemporary...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2020
... on and is challenged by the unpredictable mixing and flow of ink, glue, and water—material acts, as she calls them—that evolve as the sum and interplay of autonomous agencies of medium and artist. Siopis’s most recent work in this medium and her film She Breathes Water (2019) allegorize global warming...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 96–100.
Published: 01 November 2016
... authorship of the image, or the action of gazing, make you a subject? Who is the gazer in the context of the Internet? What does it feel like to be an object looking at an object? Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 selfie gay pornography agency erotic A PICTURE’S...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 152–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... Therein shines her agency as a per- former. This is analytically significant, given that for centuries people of color were denied the privilege Diabate Nka 159 of self-representation. Yet, I suggest that self-repre- sentation carries noteworthy limitations given the multiplicity of viewers, which I...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 16–27.
Published: 01 November 2015
....” always did that directing. That’s why later on in the eighties For the readers who don’t know, what is the Kamoinge when Dentsu advertising agency in Japan was going to do Workshop? What made it your academy? a television commercial on Miles (Davis), for the Van Liquor...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 120.
Published: 01 May 2000
... concerning textile traditions, viduation and agency. Mustafa's inter• non, in Western fascination, appropri• growing...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 44–45.
Published: 01 November 1998
..., "Afrioue par elle-meme" fea• search will find this exhibition useful. However, at times tured hundreds of images by more than 50 photographers this very worthiness felt like a burden. The contemporary and press agencies. The result was a fascinating yet...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 80–83.
Published: 01 May 2003
... and Connerton), to this same material replaces the rolesBut then the twin processes of Islamization and mind in the body, frames the body as active, and restores agency Western Colonialism, with their onslaught against tradi• to the wearer.6 In embodied models, the body...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., Henda, like Cole, is interested in the question contemporary artworks these days that are passed off as of “self-agency” as fundamental to how people expect to radical politics. They are thin on substance, but this is a be imagined or represented. For instance, in presenting matter...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2002
... the over-thirty year evolution of hip- and make-up artists, not to mention black-owned advertising hop from a Bronx-bred art form to an international multi-media agencies, as well as legal and public relations firms whose pri• sensation. The exhibition posits itself...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., education, and social status of another race, the Power movement’s Huey Newton and Bobby Seal, dandy cleverly manipulates clothing and attitude most fashion trends worn and popularized by black to exert agency rather than succumb to the limited men are not necessarily dandy, even if they are stylish...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 110–115.
Published: 01 May 2014
... they function. resources, access, mobility, and, most important, She argues that, far from mimetic representations interpretative agency (art writing and ownership of of textiles, his post-­2007 hangings are manipulated meaning, in this case). In other words, just as the simulations of textiles, creating...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 74–79.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... Agency is executed in what one chooses to show or not." "Spices are essentially a metaphor for a larger experience," she expounds. "I initially incorporated spices as an outline of a plan of the Castle in Cape Town, in an installation at the 2nd Johannesburg Biennale [as part...